Firm: Fitch Ratings
Scott Monroe is a director with Fitch Ratings’ infrastructure and project finance group where he is responsible for analyzing a variety of complicated project financings.
His specialty is in the toll road sector and with managed lanes projects in the U.S. A relatively new asset type, managed lanes require detailed analysis of corridor growth and traffic levels among other factors.
Monroe was analyst on the large $3.7 billion managed lane project that converted of eight miles of high-occupancy vehicle lanes to tolled express lanes on the I-66 Express beltway in Northern Virginia. He was recently asked to present to senior management of a large international project sponsor regarding Fitch’s approach to managed lanes.
Monroe has been at Fitch for 11 years. Prior to joining the rating agency’s infrastructure group, he worked as a tax-supported and water/sewer debt analyst and covered a lot of California school districts with a key role in Fitch’s analysis of California school districts and redevelopment agencies. Before that he worked at Franklin Templeton Investments in a marketing capacity.
Scott has spoken on multiple industry panels including ones for the National Federation of Municipal Analysts and The Bond Buyer. Monroe has a private pilot license, although it’s been a long time since he has flown. These days he mainly sticks to the sea where he enjoys two to three cruises every year.